Jul 20, 2011 7:00pm PDT
). >> jon: do you think he died of natural causes or was it murdoch? (ominous music). (applause) well, i'm sure scotland yard's on this case like cream on a... >> right now police say the death is not considered suspicious. (laughter) >> jon: well, i guess the guys who were bribed don't think there's anything suspicious in the death of the guy who blew the whistle on the company providing the bribes, i'm satisfied. (laughter) of course, the whole business was prelude to today's main event. rupert murdoch and his son james appearing before parliament's committee on culture, media, sport, and vowel-shaped furniture. (laughter) confess before the u-shaped desk of contrition! don't make us bring in the e! (laughter) the whole day of testimony was amazing but perhaps no moment more remarkable than murdoch interrupting his son's opening statement. >> of the "news of the world" newspaper... >> before you get to that, i would just like to say one sentence. this is the most humble day of my life. (laughter). >> jon: not so humble you couldn't wait for your turn to talk! (cheers and applause) by
Jul 21, 2011 7:00am EDT
moment for me. it was great. >>> in the news this morning, news corp. executive rupert murdoch is back in the u.s. as his phone hacking scandal widens. martin fletcher has the latest from london. martin? >>> good morning. after the high drama of the past week here, today, media, police, government, are all licking their wounds while promising to find out who knew what and when. while rupert murdoch is assessing the damage to his empire. murdoch looked happy to be hope after tuesday's grilling by parliament members. a new york welcome. >> welcome home. >> nice life. >> the slap heard across the world as for britain's parliament, the getting to the bottom of the phone hacking scandal, they've gone on summer recess. but it isn't over for rupert murdoch by a long shot. >> the long-term effects are difficult to see, mistakes were made. it cost him a lot of money. >> reporter: it may cost hem a lot more. the biggest pension fund in the u.s. called for a reform of news corp. but their support from the biggest inside investor, a saudi prince, who owns 7% of news corp. he said the company remay
Jul 21, 2011 7:00am PDT
. >>> news corp.'s rupert murdoch is back in the headlines as the phone scandal widens. martin fletcher has the latest now from london. martin? >> reporter: hi, natalie, good morning. after the high drama of the past week here, today british police, mediaia, government are all licking their wounds, asking who knew what and when while rupert murdoch is assessing damage to his empire. murdoch looked happy to be home after the grilling by british parliament members. >> welcome home. >> nice left, wendi. nice left. >> the slap heard across the world. as of britain's parliament, the result to get to the bottom. phone hacking scandal, they have a summer recess until september 5, but it isn't over for rupert murdoch by a long shot. >> the long-term effect on news corp. are difficult to see. mistakes were clearly made. it's cost him a lot of money. >> reporter: and it may cost more. calpers, the biggest pension fund in the u.s. called for a reform of news corp., for their support, too, from a bigger outside investor, prince al walal who says the company remains a valuable and long-term investment.
Jul 20, 2011 6:00pm PDT
meetings with news international bosses with rebekah brooks and with rupert murdoch. he left london today on the morning after the most humble day of his life. >> did he ever discuss the question of the bid with news international? >> i never had one inappropriate conversation. >> it was the third time of asking and labor did not like the answer. >> i completely took myself out of any decision making about this. i had no role in it. i had no role in when the announcements would be made. >> what david cameron did was to rhetorically unhire andy card -- andy coulson. it was a day when more police officers were hired to address more allegations of hacking guaranteeing that there will be more days in which the prime minister's judgment will be questioned. >> the irish prime minister has launched an unprecedented attack on the roman catholic hierarchy. he accused the vatican of protecting the power and reputation of the church ahead of the child rape victims. the clerical abuse exposed an institution that was defeatist. >> the church and state in ireland have been linked for generations. that
Jul 21, 2011 12:00pm CDT
scandal is expanding to other newspapers the scandal over phone hacking by rupert murdoch's news of the world force the tabloid to shut down and prompted two top police officers to resign now police want the british information commissioner's office to hand over files on an earlier investigation involves a private investigator who sold illegally obtained information to news of the world the daily mail the daily mirror and other newspapers ... >>it looks like even the president of the night it states is not exempt from paying traffic fines once in awhile during a visit to london back and de president obama failed to pay a $16 congest in fate for his limousine nicknamed the beast so the president was slapped with a $200 fine london officials say that the levy the charge in order to keep streets less crowded during the workweek president obama has yet to address that situation ... >>the day's top business stories are next plus how to avoid air- conditioning repair scams and changes to what the tsa agent will be able to see when passengers go through a full body scanners nationwide
Jul 20, 2011 5:00pm PDT
. >> roseanne against rupert murdoch. >> he tapped my phones and people went through my garbage, and now that guy is going down. >> and rupert's wife after her right hook. >> we investigate who is wendi murdoch. >> i grew up in china. >> her celebrity friends, her reported affair before rupert.
Jul 21, 2011 7:00am PDT
organization to draw in recruits. >>> :17. rupert -- 8:17. you are put murdoch's networks are set to lose ahead of the 2012 london games. it's the latest fallout from the phone-hacking scandal involving his media empire. team 2012 signed up news international as their partner. but they say the contract cannot be fulfilled as originally planned due to the closure of the tabloid. proposed changes would give australians the right to sue over serious breaches of privacy and that's something not guaranteed in current laws. murdoch aaustralian media company, news limited, has denied any wrongdoing but is launching a review of its editorial spending. >>> a group of investors is trying to pursue a second gold rush in northern california. they are trying to get an amador county gold mine back up and running so they can go back and dig for gold. the company is spending $20 million on the project. they expect to pour their very first gold bar by summer of 2012. >>> binge drinking is on the rise and the state with the highest percentage might surprise you. data from the substance abuse and mental health ad
Jul 21, 2011 10:00am PDT
murdoch, on tuesday, and yesterday in the house of commons, british prime minister david cameron was on the hot seat. questions continue today about his dealings with news corp. executives. his government is sticking to the line there were no inappropriate discussions. also questions continue to be raised about cameron's hiring of andy coulson as his press chief. he was the editor of "the news of the world" newspaper at the time of the alleged phone hacking. he later left the cameron press post and was one of several people arrested for questioning in connection with this affair. all this as investigators reportedly are widening the net regarding possible media wrongdoing beyond "the news of the world" newspaper. police are said to be examining evidence of potentially criminal or at least unethical activities by private detectives at other newspapers as well including "the daily mail," "daily mirror." those two papers are denying wrongdoing. it's hard to say, martha, exactly where this affair is going to head, the only thing we can predict is a little bit less hot air on the topi